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Travis D. Farmer, MD

OPTIM ORTHOPEDICS: Hand, Wrist and Elbow

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Travis D. Farmer, MD

OPTIM ORTHOPEDICS: Hand, Wrist and Elbow

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Travis Farmer, MD is an orthopedic surgeon with specialty training in hand, wrist and upper extremity disorders. As an Optim Orthopedics physician he provides consultation and treatment for adult and pediatric patients with a variety of problems including fractures from the finger to the shoulder, carpal tunnel syndrome, trigger fingers, arthritis, sports injuries, elbow injuries, and many more.

Dr. Farmer received his bachelor’s degree in biochemistry from the University of Tennessee. He then went on to complete a Doctor of Pharmacy degree from the University of Tennessee Health Science Center prior to attending medical school at East Tennessee State University. During this time, he was inducted into the Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honor Society and received awards for his surgical clerkship experience. His orthopedic surgery residency training brought him to Loma Linda University in southern California where he published papers on post-operative pain control, analgesia, and the effects of local anesthetics on cartilage. He completed further specialized training in surgery of the hand and upper extremity at the prestigious Hand Center of San Antonio where he worked with renowned hand surgeon Dr. David Green.

Orthopedic Practice
Optim Orthopedics

Medical School
East Tennessee State University (Johnson City, TN)

Residency
Loma Linda University (Loma Linda, CA)

Fellowship
The Hand Center of San Antonio (San Antonio, TX)

Board Certification
Board Eligible, American Board of Orthopedic Surgery

Professional Affiliations
American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons (AAOS)
American Society for Surgery of the Hand (ASSH)

Liposomial Bupivacaine for Postoperative Pain Control in Fragility Intertrochanteric Hip Fractures

Objectives: To determine whether intraoperative liposomal bupivacaine reduces postoperative opioid requirements, pain scores, and length of stay (LOS) in patients with fragility intertrochanteric femur fractures in comparison with a group of patients who did not receive liposomal bupivacaine.

 

Nerve Blocks in the Geriatric Patient With Hip Fracture: A Review of the Current Literature and Relevant Neuroanatomy

Introduction: Hip fracture is a common occurrence in the elderly population with high morbidity and mortality due to postoperative pain and opioid use. The goal of this article is to review the current literature on the neuroanatomy of the hip and the use of localized nerve block in controlling hip fracture pain.

Travis Farmer, MD is an orthopedic surgeon with specialty training in hand, wrist and upper extremity disorders. As an Optim Orthopedics physician he provides consultation and treatment for adult and pediatric patients with a variety of problems including fractures from the finger to the shoulder, carpal tunnel syndrome, trigger fingers, arthritis, sports injuries, elbow injuries, and many more.

Dr. Farmer received his bachelor’s degree in biochemistry from the University of Tennessee. He then went on to complete a Doctor of Pharmacy degree from the University of Tennessee Health Science Center prior to attending medical school at East Tennessee State University. During this time, he was inducted into the Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honor Society and received awards for his surgical clerkship experience. His orthopedic surgery residency training brought him to Loma Linda University in southern California where he published papers on post-operative pain control, analgesia, and the effects of local anesthetics on cartilage. He completed further specialized training in surgery of the hand and upper extremity at the prestigious Hand Center of San Antonio where he worked with renowned hand surgeon Dr. David Green.

Orthopedic Practice
Optim Orthopedics

Medical School
East Tennessee State University (Johnson City, TN)

Residency
Loma Linda University (Loma Linda, CA)

Fellowship
The Hand Center of San Antonio (San Antonio, TX)

Board Certification
Board Eligible, American Board of Orthopedic Surgery

Professional Affiliations
American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons (AAOS)
American Society for Surgery of the Hand (ASSH)

Liposomial Bupivacaine for Postoperative Pain Control in Fragility Intertrochanteric Hip Fractures

Objectives: To determine whether intraoperative liposomal bupivacaine reduces postoperative opioid requirements, pain scores, and length of stay (LOS) in patients with fragility intertrochanteric femur fractures in comparison with a group of patients who did not receive liposomal bupivacaine.

 

Nerve Blocks in the Geriatric Patient With Hip Fracture: A Review of the Current Literature and Relevant Neuroanatomy

Introduction: Hip fracture is a common occurrence in the elderly population with high morbidity and mortality due to postoperative pain and opioid use. The goal of this article is to review the current literature on the neuroanatomy of the hip and the use of localized nerve block in controlling hip fracture pain.

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